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hollyfield is at the scene of the accident near the school. amy hollyfield? >> the principal is dealing with traumaized students saying they have placed decorations around his locker and they have asked it stay like that for the rest of the year not be reassigned. even the students who were here last night on the tracks went it happened came to school today because they wanted to see their friends and talk to grief counselors. >> devastated students gathered before school this morning to remember 14-year-old austin price who was killed last night when he was hit by a train right across the street from san lorenzo high school. >> austin if you and hear us guide us in the right way, we love you, and we miss you and you are in our hearts. >> he was on the tracks with two other teenagers around 6:40 playing a game of chicken. players stand on the track when a train is coming and those who jump off first are called chickens. >> yes, we do know that high school kids know better. we know that kids do things because they are kids. it is really unfortunate to lose austin in this way. we are sadd
at a party will hold a news conference this morning. the abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield is live at the courthouse in san jose with new developments. amy hollyfield? >> they will announce a new lawsuit. they will take their fight here to the courthouse for a couple of reasons. saratoga high school student audrie pott commit
of this world light show for the next couple of nights. abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield is there at the pier with a preview. >> it is opening day. inside the new exploritorium you will see how exhibits. the only show is not just inside at pier 15. outside the building, tonight and tomorrow night, they will have a light show outside of the exploritorium free for anyone, eye candy for people who are passing by and not just a bunch of lights dancing on the wall there is serious science. the company made ten small copies of the building facade and used natural phenomena to create affects projected on the exploritorium. very high-tech. >> we are wrapping the light an the building. >> inside you can touch, discover, and play all the way through as you explore the exploritorium. this is the explore storm's first new home in 44 years. there will be an opening ceremony at 9:00 this morning and it will be open to the public at 10:00. tickets start at $25 for adults and keep in mind this is the embarcardero and that means hardly any parking at all and they are expecting huge crowds. they recommend publ
in the middle of it all is use news reporter amy hollyfield. there was a huge supplies announcing they would let the first 200 guests in for free. when the doors of san francisco's new exploritorium opened at 10:00 this morning, the hope is that minds opened up, too, to the wonderful world of science. >> that is why the mother of three boys brought temperature to the grand opening. >> the kids are curious and this is a perfect place to do what they want to do, use their creativity, explore, and you can touch everything. >> it has been 15 years in the making and the new location at pier 15 is three times the size of the old location. city leaders gathered to celebrate the opening and dan ashley proudly served as emcee to bring in this new time of discovery. >> this is remarkable and sat filing and a new crown jewel for the city of san francisco. >> before the doors opened we got a tour of the place and quickly discovered at an exhibit about lights how adults can act like children. >> we would like adults as well as children to come and play and interact and find that inner child to explore the na
september. >> thank you, amy hollyfield. a great day for short sleeves. >> it is new outfit time. >> springtime. almost summer-like weather. here is a look at at&t park, talk about a gorgeous evening, we will talk about what to expect weapon the diamondbacks take on the giants and how warm. we get? that is ahead. >> if you are trying to lose weight, is it better to start dieting first or exercising first? doctors think they have the answer. >> here is a look from our exploritorium camera on the roof of the new explorito >> covering fremont, palo alto, north bay and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. you trying to lose weight. which is first? diet? or exercise? a university study says it works out better if you start both at the same time. the report is in the annals of behavioral wisdom which is against conventional wisdom not to make too many changes at work but it comes down to making them both priors and thinking about both throughout the day. test subjects were divided into three grews, dieters, exerciseers and both. the group that did both had the best outcome. >> doctors
will not provide extra deputies for oakland because of liability issues. abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield will have more on the c.h.p. patrols coming up at 5:00 a.m. >> the san jose police department is getting fewer citizen complaints despite a russian rise if crime and a drop in the number of officers. independent police auditor found that there were 329 citizen complaint cases in 2012 which is a 7 percent decrease from the previous year. only 11 officers were disciplined for misticket -- misconduct a20 help year -- a 20-year low. they have been cutting down on public complaints saying the police internal affairs department is better at completing investigations in a timely manner. >> half dozen temperature records did you say were broken yesterday? >> he said that. >> we will take a peek at the forecast. >> remember the winds we talked about from the north bay hills? up to 22 in santa rosa and 30 in napa and 37 in fairfield is you are still stuck in the 60's this morning after hitting 80's and even 90 in a few areas. the clouds are lingering so the cool marine layer clouds are out ther
coverage continues with amy hollyfield in redwood city. >> we've met people in redwood city who still don't have power right now. take a look at the damage they have to clean up. look at this sign that was knocked right over by the winds. there were examples of problems all over the peninsula. unfortunately in some cases, the wind did some serious damage. >> falling trees overnight did all kinds of damage. the power lines, cars and homes but one thing they all seemed to have in common, the terrifying sound they made when they came crashing down. >> it's not a good sound. you know something major has happened. >> on lowell street the tree branch that landed on power lines caused a scare. >> you heard a crack and fireball at the pole over there. and then, i went outside and end. wire was sweeping down in our backyard and shorting out. it was like fireworks in our backyard. >> but it avoided homes. not the case on hillsdale road in san mateo. they were sleep ai sleep in their bed when part of the redwood landed in their home. everybody was okay, six rooms sustained damage. in redwood city th
a triple shooting that resulted in a man dead and two women injured. abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield is live in antioch with the latest. amy hollyfield? >> good morning. petroleum would live on this street say they shocked this happened here and they do think they know who was shot. it happened before 11:00 last night in a home on yorkshire avenue. police found three people shot inside the home. neighbors tell us it was a mother, her adult daughter, and the daughter's ex-boyfriend and they all had been shot. they say the woman had a temporary restraining order against the man. neighbors say they are stunned it happened. >> we have historied here five years and never had any problems by the grace of god, god has protected me. people are very friendly. it is like a family. if something goes wrong with one, everyone is there to help. >> the man was killed. the women survived. they are in critical condition. police have not said anything about the suspect, if there are any, if any arrests have been made or their theory of what happened. look at look at a live pit of ts street. it is very
in critical condition. abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield will have a live update in 30 minutes. >> developing news from washington, dc, use is reporting that democrats and republicans on capitol hill have reached a compromise on gun control. abc7 news reporter katie marzullo joins us with what the deal includes. >> the information we have is the deal is centered on background checks. it expands background checks to virtually all gun sales including gun shows and internet sales. there would be some exceptions for sales between family members and short-term hunter to hunter loans. the official announcement will come in two hours at 8:00 this morning. abc7 news report to key senators are responsible for the bipartisan deal. democrat joe manchin of west virginia and republican past toomey of pennsylvania, the two most conservatives of their respective parties with a ratings from the n.r.a. with the compromise not including everything president obama and gun control advocates wanted but it is being hailed as a breakthrough. it is likely to hold by a wide margin in the senate and majority leader ha
is going on. amy hollyfield is there. now, highs versus average, we will be on redwood city at 71. livermore is 71. san francisco is 67 today. napa is 74. three degrees warmer than average. oakland is 72 and it is quiet across the entire state. sunshine and low-to-mid 70's for the central valley. 72 in los angeles. we have a situation brewing in oakland, a stalled bus blocking two lanes along northbound 880 at oak street. there are packed conditions and a closure northbound 880 at 23rd avenue off-ramp so it is busy if that area. give yourself extra time before you head out. a look at the golden gate bridge is looking clear with a few cars out of marin county into san francisco. >> funny man will not return to "dancing with the stars" after five weeks of struggling on the dance floor the comic was voted off the floor last night with the best scores with the foxtrot but the tango was the last dance. when the scores were less than stellar, he never lost his sense of humor and says he is grateful to his fans for keeping him in as long as they did. "good morning america" will have were
's celebration if a live report from abc7 news reporter, amy hollyfield. >> turning to a topic that could make you think that is going on, the tragedy in boston has sparked an outpouring of donations to charity. with it comes scamers had at work. a fake twitter account soliciting donations for the bombing victims has been shut down. scamers are posing at charities to steal credit card numbers. experts warn you to donate only to represent represented companies that you recognize. >> lax has launch add new program called pets unstressing passengers an attempt at pet therapy. k-9s are brought in to give passengers a chance to pet or play around with them. officials hope thing dos will relax hurried travelers at busy lax. travel magazine named the airport the second worst for stress. >> dl hughely will not run to "dancing with the stars" after five weeks of struggling dl was voted off the show last night. the congressic got the best scores last week with the fox trot but the tango was the last dance when the scores were less than stellar he never lost his sense of humor and says he is grateful to
. our reporter joins us live from the department headquarters. amy hollyfield? >> the chief at headquarters has reviewed the numbers and does not think this is safe. this would surprise you. the top overtime earner at the fire department is a lieutenant and three made $221,000 in overtime bring the paycheck to $363,000. in second place is a paramedic firefighter who made $191,000 in overtime bringing the total to $337,000. there battalion chiefs close to each other, overtime was at least $113,000 for a total of $316,000. the union president tells the san francisco chronicle this is insane and he blames it on chronic understaffing. he says the department needs to fill 400 vacant positions and this is just mindboggling and not safe that firefighters are not getting enough safe. the chief has impose add new hard cap saying no more than 1,100 hours of overtime is allowed. the chronicle is also reporting that the mayor has promised to add more firefighters to the department. the top overtime earner refused to comment to the "san francisco chronicle" yesterday. >> thank you, amy h
of abducting a driver at gunpoint and trying to do the same to another. abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield is right where it all started. >> it must have been terrifying starting right here in this shopping center, the 30-year-old jeffrey boyce is in custody. he was armed and they found rifles and several hundred bullets. here is what the police believe he did. first, an attack at 4:30 at the ups store. police say he ordered a man to drive him around. the man did. but they stopped and police say the suspect tried to move self rifles from his car to the victim's car and the victim was able to get away. at 6:51 police got a call about a man pointing an ak-47 at a woman's head and demanding her car. police say for some reason the suspect got spooked and ran away and officers say they caught him shortly after. his mother had called san francisco police saying she was worried about him and worried he would be checking into the russian cobs lat and described him as mentally ill. he now is in custody. no one is hurt. police say the investigation is ongoing. >> now the latest in the boston maratho
would put everyone in danger. amy hollyfield? >> we spoke with the aclu and they say this is the right decision for san francisco. after many public discussions, the proposed policy was to give san francisco police officers tasers. they could not be used on the elderly, the thin suspects, or suspects that were close to traffic, young people. there were many restrictions placed on them. the police chief suhr announced last night there were too many restrictions and three is worried that the police officers would pause and thing of the issue when they may not have time to think so he was withdrawing the proposal. the aclu applauds the decision and the group considers tasers dangerous. >> they are not an alternative to firearms and not nonlethal. they are less lethal and carry a risk of serious injury and death of the the idea is taze certificate a simple alternative to a firearm is false. >> that is what supporters of tasers like, the idea police having a nonlethal option. they prefer tasers to a gun. i asked the aclu what method would they prefer to a taser and they think officers, disp
slow down traffic this morning. >> the new exploratorium located on the embarcadero. amy hollyfield was in the middle of it all this morning. >> when doors of the new exexplo -- exploratorium opened the hope is that minds opened up, too. >> this is a perfect place to just do what they want to do. and explore, you can touch everything. >> it's been 15 years in the making and its new location is three times the sides of the old site. city leaders to gathered to celebrate the opening and dan ashley proudly served as mc. >> to see this is remarkable. it's really a new crown jewel for stit before doors open we got a tour and discovered how adults can act like children in here. >> we'd like adults to come and play and interwhere yacht and find that inner child to explore the natural fen nom non. >> they've figured out play to turn playing a video game into science. >> this is hard. it's about human ints yax. and human sense of behavior. >> there are 600 exhibits here including a chandelier full of algae. so much to see it might take more than one visit. >> this is bigger than the old expl
:00 a.m. abc7 news amy hollyfield is there with more on the race. >> good morning, they put out a tweet this, that t fortheun is l be huge and they switched the location. now they will meet at the ferry building rather than at the park. if you want to do this there will be a four-mile loop in support of boston. this idea is a popular idea with runners in the east bay doing this yesterday. this happened in oakland with more than 300 people out for a throw-mile run, a mile for each victim who died in the bombing. there was a woman there who ran in boston. she was there. she describes her feelings last night as she was running for the victims. >> lot of emotion. like right now. just remembering people's faces and the fear, lots of fear, the friendship. >> the run and the vigil was organized by the owner of see jane run sporting goods and they want to show that runners are standing together as a strong community and they are not going to let this attack hold them become. the idea to do it here in san francisco this morning starts at 7:00 this morning. if you would like to participate they a
7 news reporter amy hollyfield has more. >> he was amended and started the crime spree here in this shopping center where he kidnapped a man. the 30-year-old jeffrey boyce is in jail. officers found 200 rounds of assault rifle bullets in the truck. the first location he committed crimes was right here, kidnapping a man at 4:30 yesterday afternoon and he tried to kidnap a woman at 6:30. he started by ordering a man at gunpoint to drive him around. they say the man did and they came back to the shopping center where police say he tried to move the guns from his car to the victim's car. the victim was able to runaway. in greenbrae he tried to kidnap a woman at gunpoint but something spooked him and he ran away. police found him in a neighborhood shortly after. he is from oregon and his mother called san francisco police to tell them she shot he was headed there way and could be going to the russian consulate and said he was armed and mentally ill. police are still investigating all that happened but they are relieved no one was hurt. >> thank you. from san jose, this morning at
avenue around the corner from lee high school. abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield is at the scene in west san jose. amy? >> news comes as a relief to people who live here. they want something done. a woman told us she has seen the drivers before speeding and driving out of space control. neighbors are devastating this happened, of course. there are some flowers a woman just left for the family for when they are able to return to the home. devastated here, yes, but they say they are not surprised. >> people living on or near lee avenue in san jose say it was a matter of "when" a terrible accident would happen here. we have eastbound drag racing. they have been doing doughnuts here in the intersection if years. >> a mother is in critical condition after being hit in her car while standing in her kitchen. her nine-year-old daughter was also hit and was also taken to the hospital. witnesses say they believe two cars were racing yesterday afternoon when they crashed. one in the yard, the other in the home. police say two juveniles. arrested for reckless driving and driving at a high speed. the
. that means students and staff were exposed may have to be tested a couple of times. amy hollyfield joins us outside the health department in martinez. >> reporter: good morning. health officials tell us the student is okay. is no longer infectious and is back at school. now the focus is making sure that t.b. doesn't spread. >> health care workers will be at deer valley handgun to test students for tuberculosis. some parents say they don't think they can wait that long. >> i wish it were today. i'm sure everything will be fine. >> i'll get her tested. as a matter of fact when we get home from school today i'll take her. >> a student tested positive for t.b. in march. after conducting an investigation they decided all kids in the infected students's classes and extracurricular activity should be tested. parents were called yesterday. >> it's a little unnerving. its serious situation. i think they are doing what they can to inform everybody. >> the last time health care workers tested for t.b. on a contra costa campus was in 2009 when a student at antioch high had the disease. >> that is how y
of times. amy hollyfield joins us outside the health department in martinez. >> reporter: good morning. health officials tell us the student is okay. is no longer infectious and is back at school. now the focus is making sure that t.b. doesn't spread. >> health care workers will be at deer valley handgun to test students for tuberculosis. some parents say they don't think they can wait that long. >> i wish it were today. i'm sure everything will be fine. >> i'll get her tested. as a matter of fact when we get home from school today i'll take her. >> a student tested positive for t.b. in march. after conducting an investigation they decided all kids in the infected students's classes and extracurricular activity should be tested. parents were called yesterday. >> it's a little unnerving. its serious situation. i think they are doing what they can to inform everybody. >> the last time health care workers tested for t.b. on a contra costa campus was in 2009 when a student at antioch high had the disease. >> that is how you find out things. it's unexpected, you never know. >> t.b. is serio
own life after shooting two women. abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield is live in antioch with more on the developing story. >> police say the man who died is 23-year-old jimmy bills. it doesn't look like they are sending if any suspects. they do believe he shot two women inside their home and killed himself. triple shooting on this quiet street came as a shock to those would live here. >> unbelievable. really. when something like that happens near to you, because we see the things in the news and it looks like it is only the news but, now, it looks like we are leaving the real thing and i am concerned. >> neighbors her a woman screaming for help last night and many were worried for the young twin boys who live here. they were okay. bliss -- police say the mother and her adult daughter were shot by a man who shot himself. friends remain heartbroken to hear the single man of four has been shot. >> she is a good man with great kids and a wonderful lady. i feel bad. >> the two women survived and are in critical but stable conditions. neighbors say the man who shot them was an ex-boyfri
. >> thank you, amy hollyfield. >> developing news in santa cruz, scotts valley while is closed today following a threat posted on facebook. police say the anonymous threat talked about shooting up the school and stated and i quote, "if you go to school tomorrow you will die." all classes were canceled as a precaution while police investigate. other schools in the district are open today. >> strong reaction this morning from the saratoga community after police arrest three high school boys accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl who passed out at a party. the girl killed herself after pictures of the assault were posted on social media. the parents of audrie pott allowed to us share the photo so maybe another child might be saved. abc7 news reporter cornell bernard is live in saratoga. >> it is called cyber bullying at its worst. others fear the boys charged may have ready destroyed crucial evidence in the case. >> students returned to saratoga high school this morning a day after the arrest of three, 16-year-old boys. one was a former student here, charged with the sexual a
are speaking publicly for the first time. audrie potts parents are holding a news conference in san jose. amy hollyfield is live at the hotel. >> it just got started. look at this live picture of what is happening behind me. the family's attorney is speaking first and introduced a family, her mother and father are here, and they have huge pictures of her along with a banner signed by her classmates of saratoga high school. the 15-year-old killed herself in september after being sexually assaulted and her family says pictures of the assault were posted online and they say she was so humiliated that she committed suicide. an article came out in the saratoga high school newspaper with students saying the pictures were not widely distributed as has been reported and they does not go viral and maybe only about ten students saw them. we asked her family attorney about the article this morning. to know what she was thinking she said the whole school knew about it so, whether ten kids actually saw the photograph, how many were talking about it, and how wide-spread were the rumors? the rumors and the
of the many injured is a by from martinez watching his mother in the race. abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield is live at his school at martinez junior high school. >> new updates? >> he is doing okay. he has gone through surgery. no word, though, when he will return home to his school. he is in boston's children's hospital. the 11-year-old was at the finish line with his dad to watch his mother finish the race. he was severely wounded by shrapnel that pierced his leg and thigh and hip. his mother was a few hundred yards away when the bomb went off. he was on the bleachers looking down and the crowd got chaotic...he found him laying down. >> friends say they immediately thought of the family when the bomb went off and say he was so excited about this trip. making the situation even more stressful, friends say that his dad was not allowed to ride in the ambulance with him so for a while his parents didn't know what hospital he was in. they have found him at bought's childrens, he had surgery and we are told that his injuries are not life threatening. reporting live from martin news for abc7 new
-and-grab at the sun valley mall. we are there live. amy hollyfield? >> the mall was open in a bold, planned out attack they got the jewelry and they got away. this happened while the store was open. it was about 8:45 last night at the macy's in sun valley mall in concord. witnesses say three men ran in, they broke open jewelry cases with a hammer, stole several pieces of jewelry, and they ran out of the store. they were wearing jackets with hoods over their heads so police do not have a good description of them. they believe the men got away in a toyota camry. police later found that car in pleasant hill. it, of course, was abandoned. they believe the toyota was stolen. police assume they got into another car and got away. no one saw that car. no one knows where it looks like. no one was hurt. this was quick. there was a call to police that shots were fired so they were worried about that when they got on the scene but they determined no shots were fired, it was a quick, planned out attack get manage and getting out and getting away. >> it is 4:38. happening now, petaluma police are sending if a coupl
smash-and-grab robbery last night in concord sun valley mall. abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield joins us. this happened while customers were still in the store? >> that is right. it was very brazen. we met a woman at jewelry counter and she realized what was happening and the counter was being robbed. she said it was very scary. >> conquered police say three men robbed the concord macy's jewelry counter at gunpoint while the store was open. she was trying to return jewelry and walked up on the robbery. >> people really didn't know what was going on, we all just froze which is not quite the reaction you think you would have if that moment. >> police say no one was hurt but witnesses say i was step -- terrifying. >> it was hard to tell, a man was maybe kicking the woman who was down on the ground crying and another woman was standing up against the wall cryingnd policeelve escaped in a stolen toyota that was fondoned in pleasant hill. the manage says the store has no comment. >> i have bought jewelry there and i don't know, it is weird. crazy. i have lived in this area all my life and it n
to the next step. abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield joins us in san francisco. this bill would also create local centers. >> it is a wide, sweeping bill and the city of san francisco has an ordinance in place saying you cannot sleep on this sidewalk or panhandle and the state is closer to saying, yes, you can. when people think about whether homeless people should be allowed to panhandle and sleep on the sidewalk, some say, it is complicated. >> it is allowed. if it is not allowed, where would they go? it is kind of...it is happening now. i don't know. >> a bill in sacramento is advancing toward becoming law. assemblyman is trying to pass a homeless bill of rights, which would allow. (piano music) telling and sleeping on the sidewalk and would nut allow police to enforce local ordinances. >> we are pledged to work with the officers. this is not either/or but sometimes it is portrayed that way. we are doing everything we can to change that perception. i respectfully ask for an aye vote. >> this man delighted to hear someone is fighting for him. he says he is harmless. i am not out breaking
that is money should already be budgeted and it is moving it from one pot to another. >> thank you, amy hollyfield. >> still ahead the disturbing video of a fight inside a california classroom, and a student says that her own math teacher had her pinned to the ground. >> plus, why you could be >> happening now a desperate search for victims is underway in bangladesh after an eight-story building collapsed and 87 people were killed. workers say the building developed several large cracks in the previous days and it houses several garment factories and authorities say many people may still be trapped in the rubble, and so far, 600 people have been rescued. >> high school freshman is suspected and her math teacher on leave after a wild fight broke out in a classroom. >> that is 15-year-old on the left wearing a blue blouse and the fight was cause on cell phone video. according to martinez it was over makeup, the teacher took it away so she called her mom to demand the teach are gave it back and things escalated. >> she pushed me and started going out, like, right after she pushed me. she s
fire. the building held a famous local business. abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield is in san jose with more. >> check out what is left of the beautiful old building, it is still standing, there is concern it could topple. it is standing this morning. you can see the inside is destroyed. it is just gone. look at what firefighters were up against last night, the call came at 9:30 at 7:02 south first street in san jose. firefighters say it took an hour to knock down the fire. the old two-story wooden building was built in 1884. >> they had a construction that allowed the fire to travel through the walls. it started on the first floor and traveled through the walls to the second floor. the fire travels faster in these structures. >> the building has been many things, a black smith, a bicycle shop, a saloon. in the 70's a man bought it and he is okay. he moved out a couple of weeks ago. there are firefighters here watching over it. they got here a few minutes ago. this is not the team that fought the fire. that crew is getting rest. they making sure no flareups happen and it is left al
there are no victims inside the building. abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield is on the scene. >> good morning, kristen. firefighters are just now getting inside and getting a look in the building to make sure there is no one in there. they don't have any reason to believe anyone is in there. they want to make sure. they say the building was vacant at the time. to many people in san jose, this was much more than just the building. >> this is one of several people who stopped by this morning to ski what is left of what was located on the bottom floor of the historic building in san jose that caught fire. people describe a place that was much more than just a bicycle shop. >> it was like a clubhouse. he did more than just...fix bikes. he had we barbecues and shows and... >> anthony rolled out a bicycle he the with scrap pieces from the bicycleship and spent six summers here putting bicycles together and selling them. >> it wasn't work. it was just doing a favor, fixing your bicycle. helping someone out with their bikes. >> the fire started at 9:30 last night and the structure was build here in 1884. the
to help moms have healthy full-term pregnancies. amy hollyfield was part of the march for babies today. she emceed the event in san jose. >> it was nice day outside today but things are changing temperature-wise. >> leigh: they are. we started off this morning with a lot of fog around the bay area. that lifted nicely, except at the coast, and no moisture out there as we're seeing now, live doppler 7hd, but the fog bank still starting to move back inland over san francisco. from the high definition east bay cam you can see it. the bay ridge right here. once the fog moves out, some locations managed temperatures in the 80s. livermore, the high today, 86. san jose, 73. oakland, 68. san francisco, in the fog, only 59. santa rosa, 76. from bottom to top on this one. here's a look from san jose. a lot of blue sky this hour. san francisco right now, 53. oakland, 61. 67 in san jose. half moon bay, ten degrees shy of that at 57. santa cruz, 67, and from the high definition mt. tamalpais camera you can see that band of fog that's moving in through the golden gate, headed towards the east bay and
full-term pregnancies. amy hollyfield was part of the march for babies today. she emceed the event in san jose. >> it was nice day outside today but things are changing temperature-wise. >> leigh: they are. we started off this morning with a lot of fog around the bay area. that lifted nicely, except at the coast, and no moisture out there as we're seeing now, live doppler 7hd, but the fog bank still starting to move back inland over san francisco. from the high definition east bay cam you can see it. the bay ridge right here. once the fog moves out, some locations managed temperatures in the 80s. livermore, the high today, 86. san jose, 73. oakland, 68. san francisco, in the fog, only 59. santa rosa, 76. from bottom to top on this one. here's a look from san jose. a lot of blue sky this hour. san francisco right now, 53. oakland, 61. 67 in san jose. half moon bay, ten degrees shy of that at 57. santa cruz, 67, and from the high definition mt. tamalpais camera you can see that band of fog that's moving in through the golden gate, headed towards the east bay and you'll deal with that
the trains and stations aiming to improve bart experience for all riders. abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield is at embarcardero station in san francisco. >> big changes for bart. we hear from some passengers who like the idea and other whose have their concerns. the new law that goes into affect gives bart the power to ban people from their property. the idea is to be able to target chronic troublemakers. the person could be banned for a month, up to a year. here is a sample of what passengers are saying. >> it would keep it safe and pleasant. >> what would it be used for, a tool to keep the homeless out of the station. >> anyone who disagrees with the been can try to have it overturned. they will announce more details today that will go in affect next week but one change on tap this week, bart police will start wearing mobile video cameras to document their actions as well as those who are committing the crimes. >> starting this morning, be prepared to pay a parking fee at the south hayward bart station, the $1 weekday fee includes parking lots and designated onstreet packing areas. enforce
start add year ago and the legislature pass add law giving bart the power. abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield joins from oakland. why didn't bart have that right already? >> they have something in place called a "stay away order order" but it take as long time. this gives bart police the power to make a decision and act right away. >> we want to send the message if you are coming under a system and be violent there are cons. >> officials have had it with people who threaten their employees or try and sell drags to the passengers. next week, bart police have the power to ban people from the trains and the station. >> not only is this for someone that will come and start a fight, pick a fight with a passenger, but it is those that are urinating on the system, graffiti, trying to sell drugs, it is everything that will make the bart environment safer. >> if someone commit as violent criminal act such as hitting a station agent, they can be banned right away. the new law requires a little more tolerance for the lesser offense. repeat offenders who commit certain offenses more than three
later. we will go to abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield for more on what officers found on the suspect and what we are learning about where he was headed. >> an attempted poisoning as a starbucks. san jose police will release more information on the arrest of a woman who tried to leave tainted drinks for customers to buy. abc7 news reporter katie marzullo is at the starbucks. >> customer-wise it is quiet. we have some employees inside getting the starbucks ready. in a couple of hours we will hear from the san jose police department, the major outstanding question this morning. why? why would someone do this? police think they know who did it and were able to arrest a suspect yesterday after the incident. she is 50 years old. she is not suspected of working with anyone else or any group and they do not think she has done this anywhere else. it happened at starbucks in san jose. she walked in, sat two bottles of orange juice on the displace with the others and left the store. customers would saw her do it were obviously suspicious and they brought it to the attention of employees who sme
consulate in san francisco. abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield spoke with the victim and joins us. >> police were very impressed with how this victim handled herself with a gunpointed at her she refuseed to go with the man and kept him calm. she touched his forehead, his arrest, showed him pictures of her kids, anything to keep him from shooting her. >> he pulled the gun and stuck it in my face and said get in the pseer's side and i said, no, an or,nd i said no, i am not going anywhere with you. i started to push him out and i said, what is wrong? what is wrong? what do you need? >> she tried her best to stay calm when she was held up at the shoppingnter last night at 6:30. >> tried to keep him talking and keep him calm and i kept my voice low. my focus was keeping my hand from shaking so he would not think i was nervous or scared. >> the 30-year-old we man, just before he tried to kidnap her he kidnapped a man pointing a gun at the man and demanding he drive him to a church so he could talk to a priest. the church was closed so they returned to the parking lot and the man was able to get aw
they are looking for a "person of interest" in this homicide case. abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield is on the way to the scene with a live report coming up. >> more breaking news from san francisco, a doughnut shop worker is in the hospital after being shot during a robbery attempt. it happened after 3:00 a.m. at the happy doughnut at sunnyvale avenue. investigators say the worker who was shot managed to stab the suspect. police are looking for a 40 to 45-year-old black male at 180 to 200 pounds wearing all black clothing and a black hoodie. it is not known if he took anything from the shop. >> also breaking news at 5:00, margaret thatcher has died after she suffered a stroke this morning at 85 years old. her spokesman has announced she passed away. we will have the latest on her life and her passing coming up later on abc7 news. >> very tough woman. tough negotiator. >> hard to believe the "iron lady" is gone. >> our other big story is the weather. the high wins out there causing problems. >> the winds chased the rain away on live doppler 7 hd. there could be a few slick spots because of the ra
do not think it was random. it is lucky no bystanders were hit by gunfire. amy hollyfield will is a live report in the next half hour. >> san francisco police chief is dropping his plan to arm some officers with tasers. abc7 news reporter katie marzullo joins us with the reason the chief is backing away. katie? >> the chief says that after tightening the policy for how the tasers could be use the, usage was too restrictive. the chief has heard a lot of public suggestions on how and when officers should be allowed to use tasers such as you cannot use a taser on an elderly person, a child, a very thin person or any person too close to traffic so when he added up the limitations he worried officers would give too much pause to if they should use the taser and it would put them and the public at more risk. the chief proposed the tasers in july after police shot and killed a man armed with a box cutter in the financial district. he was on the run after stabbing co-workers. in august he told the commission he wanted to prevent another deadly shooting like this. >> you cannot do
amy hollyfield will join us live with an update in the next half hour. >> oakland woman is in custody this morning charged with leaving her baby in a hot car while shopping. police responded to a report a child left unattended at the marina square shopping center in san leandro on wednesday. officers found a four-month-old girl inside the car crying his tearally. it was 80 degrees outside. the mom was arrested. she had her head down doing the walk of shame to the miss car. >> we went to the mother's house but no one answered the door. a neighbor told us she is surprised by the woman's actions. >> a wonderful mother. really, really takes good care of the children. >> the woman was arrested on a charge of child meflect. the father arrived and took custody of the baby. >> a woman is dead after a pit bull malling last night. deputies with the county sheriff say they received a call of a woman being attack by the dog and they got there they found the woman dead in the drive. thing do was found knee by and is in the custody of animal services. >> happening now the senator is underway to fin
for the first time later this morning. >> thank you, amy hollyfield. >> from san jose, a would-be call thief is on the loose after running over a police officer while making his escape. it happened at 11:30 last night. police say the officer was directing traffic after a concert at h.p. pavilion and he was hit. police believe the suspect was speeding away after attempting to steal another vehicle in the parking lot. the car is described as a four door dark colored acura. the officer is expected to survive the injuries. >> this were long lines this weekend at west gun show in daly city but if lawmakers and community leaders have their way that gun slow could be the last, ever, at the cow palace. activists are asking california senators for their help to end gun violence at and events that promote the gun ownership. a senator has proposed legislation to require approval from both san mateo county and the san francisco board of supervisors before gun shows could be held at the cow palace. >> wish not banning anything. folks who attend the gun show want it if their front yard, bless their hearts
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apartment buildings in the complex and evacuated residents. abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield will are an update from oakland the next half hour. >> this morning, oakland police and crime stepers are offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the shooting death of a young mother. officers arrived at 54th around 8:45 to find the woman in her 20's dead and her toddler near. investigators say it is not clear if the child saw her mother get shot. her identity has not been released. police say they do have information about the suspect. this is oak's 31st homicide. >> investigators are still trying to determine the cause of a fire that destroyed a home in the east bay. the fire broke out near the yacht club before 7:00 last night and it spread to a second home as file fighters got to the scene. there was video of firefighters working on the home and everyone inside the two burned g h out. authorities in santa cruz county arrested a man accused of exposing himself to female high school students. the sheriff deputies said he exposed himself at the high school e
of collapsing. abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield has a live report next half hour. >> we follow breaking news in the boston marathon bombings with the surviving suspect, dzhokhar dzhokhar tsarnaev moved from the hospital to prison and confined in massachusetts at the prison and moved overnight with an armed convoy. the transfer took place without incident. it is not clear if he was driven or flown there. abc7 news reporter katie marzullo has much more on the developments in the next half hour. >> from concord, contra costa county, a school district is looking for a new superintendent and our media partner, the condition con times -- "contra costa times" reported to release the school superintendent and the general counsel. the two had contracts on the job until next june. board members stated in the past they wanted a change in leadership because of low morale and a lack of public trust in the district. in contra costa county, antioch police arrested a juvenile who admitted to calling in three bomb threats. two were made to deer valley high school and the other to black diamond middle school.
reporter amy hollyfield has more next half hour. >> could we hit 90's again today? >> you might, right? especially further inland. >> could i hit 90's again today? that is the question. in the east bay? >> probably 98.6 is what you will hit. >> thank you very much! the air around you about 90 or 91. >> thank you doctor. >> bad joke monday. air quality and then the nearly oppressive temperatures. no triple digits but 90's and could be a few records. trees and grass is what you need to be concerned with today, they will be high. from sutro tower at downtown san francisco, if you are planning the day, 45 to 55 from the coast inland so we are off to a comfort sunshine and 62 at the coast and 80 inland and by 4:00 to 7:00 we could have a few high clouds and it will be sunny and mild to warm and 6159 the coast and 88 at 4:00 and 79 at 7:00. looking from the east bay hills to san francisco, tomorrow, maybe a few degrees cooler and we snapped the string of 90's but they come back to the forecast and warmer inland if wednesday and thursday and mid-80's around the bay and low 70's at the coast.
unable. a man took his own life after shooting two women. abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield is live in antioch with more on the developing story. >> police say the man who died is 23-year-old jimmy bills. it doesn't look like they are sending if any suspects. they do believe he shot two women inside their home and killed himself. triple shooting on this quiet street came as a shock to those would live here. >> unbelievable. really. when something like that happens near to you, because we see the things in the news and it looks like it is only the news but, now, it looks like we are leaving the real thing and i am concerned. >> neighbors her a woman screaming for help last night and many were worried for the young twin boys who live here. they were okay. bliss -- police say the mother and her adult daughter were shot by a man who shot himself. friends remain heartbroken to hear the single man of four has been shot. >> she is a good man with great kids and a wonderful lady. i feel bad. >> the two women survived and are in critical but stable conditions. neighbors say the man who shot
others. abc7 news is live in antioch. amy hollyfield? >> this is a quiet neighborhood. police have cleared the scene, look at this quiet street. you would never guess three people were shot last night. police got the call before 11:00. inside the home here in antioch they found three people shot. two were women. a mother and her adult daughter is in her 20's. they survived. they are in critical condition. a man found inside who had been shot was killed. neighbors say they cannot believe it. >> on my out my girlfriend and i and i saw this and wondered, what is this? to hear about someone being, you know, shot, it devastates me. >> police have not said what they think happened. neighbors tell us the man who was killed is the ex-boyfriend of the daughter and she had a temporary restraining order against him. that is what neighbors have told us. the two women are in critical condition but survived the shooting. police at this point have not today us anything about arrests or suspects or motivation. we are waiting to get information from them. >> thank you. breaking news from washington
,000 airport employees. what about the west coast? amy hollyfield is here with more. >> talk of furloughs air traffic controllers has travelers feeling confused, after checking on flights. >> it says on time but also says to look out for the three-hour delay. so i don't know. >> l.a. did experience delays last night. the first day of the cuts. one traveler says he sat on the tarmac for an hour. >> they said that the flight was cancelled then voted whether they'll be able to reroute to fresno. we're taking a cab from fresno back to los angeles at 1:00 in the the morning. >> they asked the air traffic controllers to take a furlough day to save $600 million. >> a spoke manz says impact will vary. >> today we're not seeing affects it might be something like weather. it might be a different story. >> a lot will depend on passenger, weather, and scheduling and other airports. we didn't find delays today we had no trouble finding opinions. >> all cuts are difficult. if you get the budget back to lower government expenses i think it's worth it. painful, but worth it. >> i think it's going to you put
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